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Canada can handle being ‘slightly delinquent’ on NATO contributions

By Scott Taylor      

As Justin Trudeau pointed out to Donald Trump during their discussion at the NATO summit, Canada has consistently been at the forefront of supporting the alliance.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau may have bruised President Donald Trump’s ego at the NATO Summit, but Canada shouldn’t feel pressured to mindlessly meet America’s defence-spending push. White House photograph by Shealah Craighead

OTTAWA—The fact that Canadian pundits are still pondering the potential fallout from what was labeled Justin Trudeau’s “gaffe” at the NATO Summit speaks volume to the actual state of Canada-U.S. relations.

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